Windows 10: File Explorer, where has details view gone?

Discus and support File Explorer, where has details view gone? in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Since last update details view has disappeared. ALL folders now appear as icons not just photos. Why has this been changed? MS is getting as bad as... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by VicPaine, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. VicPaine Win User

    File Explorer, where has details view gone?


    Since last update details view has disappeared. ALL folders now appear as icons not just photos. Why has this been changed? MS is getting as bad as Apple in forcing users to conform to their way of doing things. Why take away choice?

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    VicPaine, Jun 30, 2020
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  2. setting default view for Winodws Explorer Search Reasults

    Thank you for the detailed response. To change the search result's view from content to list, we suggest following the steps below:

    • Open the File Explorer and try to search for files.
    • In the toolbar, open the View tab and click List
      to change the view.
    • Once changed, close the File Explorer.
    • Open the File Explorer again and try to search to see if the setting has been retained.

    After performing the steps above, reply back to us so we can provide additional help.
     
    Jennifer Cha, Jun 30, 2020
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  3. Details Pane in not visible in File explorer window

    Hello Arafeh,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    I understand that you are not getting the details of the file in File Explorer. We will help you.

    I suggest you to refer the below steps and check if it helps.

    • Press Windows + E keys, opens the File explorer.
    • Click on the View tab in File ribbon.
    • Click on the Details Pane. Check if the details are appearing in File explorer after selecting any files.

    Follow the below image.

    File Explorer, where has details view gone? windows-10-activate-details-pane.png

    Hope it helps. Keep us posted to help you better.
     
    Sachin Venkatesh, Jun 30, 2020
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  4. Arun B J Win User

    File Explorer, where has details view gone?

    File Explorer and viewing pictures

    Hi,



    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.



    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps.


    • Open File Explorer.

    • Click on View Tab.

    • Select Detail panel.

    • Now if you click on any picture or file you will be able to see the information at the top right corner.


    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
    Arun B J, Jun 30, 2020
    #4
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